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Schweda Family History

Schweda Name Meaning
German: ethnic name for a Swede, from a Germanized spelling of Polish Szweda, from Szwed ‘Swede’, or a cognate in some other Slavic language.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

7,389 Historical Documents with Schweda on Ancestry.com
2,117 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
777 Military Records
794 Immigration Records
2,041 Census and Voter Lists
1,660 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schweda Families

  • Number of Schweda families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schweda families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schweda last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schweda census records

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Schweda Family Origin

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Schweda Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schweda

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Schweda Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schweda census records

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Military Service by Schweda

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